Mr. Fadl Muhammad Al-Jaadi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council, and Dr. Abdul-Salam Saleh Humaid, Chairman of the Supreme Economic Committee of the Council and Minister of Transport and Communications, inaugurated on Sunday, in the capital Aden, the work of the scientific symposium held by the Economic Department of the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council and the Supreme Economic Committee of the Council, under the auspices of President Aidaroos Qassem Al-Zubaidi, the Preisdent of the Southern Transitional Council, under the title: "The Economic War on the South ... Means - Results - Treatments."
In the opening session of the inauguration of the symposium, was attended by the members of the Presidency of the Council, Vice-Chairman of the National Assembly, Mr. Lotfi Shatara, and lawyer, Niran Sooki, and the Eng. Nizar Haitham, the member of the Presidency of the Council, and the Head of Executive Authority of the Transitional Council in Aden the Capital.
The first session of the symposium chaired by Dr. Abdul Qawi Al Solh, Head of the Economic Department in the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council, witnessed a review of the productive sectors, and its situation before the year 1990, with the difficulties it faced after this year, beside the process of systematic destruction and the collapse that it was subjected to, especially after the war of 1994, in addition to its current situation at the moment.
At the conclusion of the first session, discussion was opened for the attendees who presented their observations and opinions, provided that the rest of the papers will be reviewed later and discussions related to them all will be held to come up with a final statement and recommendations regarding the economic situation in the south.